From the golden bays of Abel Tasman to the naturally heated waters of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand beaches pack as much sunshine and clean water as your dreams will allow.
Top ten beaches are:
1. Hot Water Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
2. Piha Beach, West Auckland
3. Karekare, West Auckland
4. Kaiteriteri Beach, Nelson
5. Whale Bay, Raglan
6. Mission Bay, Auckland
7. New Chums Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
8. Ocean Beach, Mount Maunganui
9. Wainui Beach, Gisborne
10. Ninety Mile Beach, Northland
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